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Checking out books was the Human thing to do at Encinitas Library event

Checking out books was the Human thing to do at Encinitas Library event

Helen Hawes

June 11, 2015


Filed under Encinitas, NORTH COAST LIFE

Reading got personal at the Encinitas Library on June 7 with a Human Library event, where borrowers could check out a Human Book and discover life from a different point of view through a 15-minute question-and-answer session. Prizila Vidal was a bestseller at the event. She offered three topics th...

Gaspar Encinitas’ first elected mayor; Blakespear on City Council; Prop. F fails

North Coast Current

November 5, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics, Uncategorized

Kristin Gaspar will serve as Encinitas’ first elected mayor, according to final returns from the Nov. 4 election. Catherine Blakespear will take a seat on the City Council, the returns show. Encinitas voters rejected Proposition F, a measure that sought to allow regulated medical marijuana dispensaries...

Current Q&A: Encinitas mayoral candidates discuss new post, pot shops, housing, pensions and media

Sandy Coronilla

October 17, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

For the first time in the city’s history, Encinitas residents will cast their votes to elect a mayor on Nov. 4. The five qualified candidates include independent journalist Alex Fidel, current Mayor Kristin Gaspar, writer and former City Council member Sheila Cameron, current Deputy Mayor Tony Kranz...

‘Pacific’ views differ among Encinitas mayoral candidates on property purchase

Gisela Lagos

October 13, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics, Uncategorized

Among the candidates for mayor for Encinitas, there is no dispute that the old Pacific View School property should be used for the community and that it should stay out of developers’ hands, but there is a large discrepancy among the candidates’ opinions on how the city’s pledge to purchase it...

Encinitas mayoral candidates stake their plots on urban farming issue

Gisela Lagos

October 13, 2014


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Olivenhain, Politics

Candidates in Encinitas’ first race for mayor each see agriculture as an integral part of the city, and as the city’s Urban Agriculture Subcommittee works to create an ordinance that speaks to urban farming, differences of opinion have taken root among the candidates. Candidate Alex Fidel is on one side of the issue, saying that agricultur...

First Encinitas mayor’s race looms; 22-year-old plans run

First Encinitas mayor’s race looms; 22-year-old plans run

Jessica LaFontaine

December 27, 2013


Filed under Cardiff by the Sea, COASTLINE, Encinitas, Encinitas City Election, Leucadia, Olivenhain

Encinitas is preparing to implement a new system for choosing a mayor after voters in 2012 opted to change from an appointed mayor to an elected one. With an elected-mayor format looming in 2014, Solana Beach and Del Mar will be the only cities left in the area still running under an appointed mayor. For...

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